Broadband opportunity: Boosting uptake in America’s cities and metropolitan areas

December 10, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM EST

The Metropolitan Policy Program, in collaboration with the National League of Cities’ Center for City Solutions and Applied Research, will host an event examining how a new federalist framework can promote a network build-out that supports local independence while meeting national objectives around economic opportunity.

Clarence E. Anthony
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
National League of Cities

Opening Remarks
Adie Tomer
Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program

Moderated Conversation
Sen Cory Booker (D-NJ) with Robert Puentes, Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program

Panel Discussion
Alexander B. Howard
Senior Editor for Technology and Society
The Huffington Post

Michael Mattmiller
Chief Technology Officer
City of Seattle

Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee
Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer
Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC)

Ted Smith
Chief of Civic Innovation
Louisville Metro Government

Andy Huckaba
Council Member
City of Lenexa, KS
National League of Cities Information Technology & Communications Steering Committee